#174: Breast Implant Illness with Robyn Towt

In today’s episode of Toxin Terminator, we are joined by Robyn Towt! She is a former teacher and three-time cancer survivor who was harmed by a medical device. In 2017 she was diagnosed with breast cancer and had a double mastectomy and reconstruction with silicone breast implants that made her horribly ill. She had them removed after just 4 months and all of her symptoms went away. She was shocked that none of her doctors told her that this could happen. This led to a passion for advocacy in medical device safety. She is a co-founder of GPAC Global Patient Advocacy Coalition, as well as co-founder of BISA, Breast Implant Safety Alliance. She is also an administrator of multiple patient advocacy groups. She has testified twice at the FDA in support of patient safety and proper informed consent. Collaborative efforts with industry and medical societies have led to progress in finding solutions for increasing awareness and patient safety. She has worked extensively with Arizona legislators in passing an informed consent law for breast implant surgery and her GPAC team is currently working on similar legislation in several other states. She is committed to ensure that what happened to her will not happen to other breast cancer patients.

 

In today's episode, we learn the very personal story of Robyn and how that set her into motion to not only change the laws in her own state, but advocating for all women and working in all states to pass legislation! Robyn shares with us the list of questions you should be asking your surgeon and what the surgeon should be telling you so you have proper informed consent.

 

Electing to have reconstructive surgery is a very personal choice and both Robyn and I advocate for you to have all the information you need to make the best decision for yourself!



Connect with Robyn:

 

Website: https://www.gpacunited.org 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GPACUnited 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gpacunited/ 

Email: [email protected]

 

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